ePUB [Sweet Wattle Creek true story] By Kaye Dobbie


  • Paperback
  • 480
  • Sweet Wattle Creek
  • Kaye Dobbie
  • English
  • 02 October 2019
  • 9780857994349

10 thoughts on “Sweet Wattle Creek

  1. says:

    The length of time it took me to read this is no indication of the book’s worth It was simply that Christmas and family staying intervened all

  2. says:

    A pleasant piece of historical fiction with some light romantic themes and a touch of mystery this book is an easy entert

  3. says:

    An antiue wedding dress unearthed after decades of being buried ignites the story of Sweet Wattle Creek Written by Kaye Dobbie an Australian author it is a novel that beautifully ties together the lives of three women thro

  4. says:

    With a narrative alternating between the past and the present Sweet Wattle Creek by Kaye Dobbie also known as Sara Bennett and Lilly Sommers tells the story of Belle Bartholomew and Sophie Matheson two women haunted by the secrets of their pasts When her father commits suicide after losing his wealth during the post war depression Belle Bartholomew is stunned to learn of the secrets he had been keeping Eager to

  5. says:

    I'm a sucker for dual narrative historical fiction and Australian author Kaye Dobbie has created a wonderful tale of mystery

  6. says:

    My ViewKaye Dobbie has masterfully married two times fames to produce an exciting narrative that is both historical 1930’s and conte

  7. says:

    A decent light yarn set over dual time eras

  8. says:

    When an old wedding dress mistakenly lands on the steps of the newspaper where she works as a journalist Sophie Matheson is intrigued by both the beauty of it as well as the two names written on the inside of the box With the Centen

  9. says:

    Juggling between a 3 and a 4 star book for meI do like a well thought out two time period historical novel and I thought the historical part 1930’s was well researched and done particularly well The 1980’s was a little bit of a drag for me but in saying that I still enjoyed the characters If you are after a nice Sunday afternoon read tha

  10. says:

    I received a free copy of thi book from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review The chance discovery of an antiue wedding dress weaves together the fascinating stories of three women from different eras Sophie in hiding from a troubled past; Belle who must lose everything to learn what really matters; and Martha forced to give up those

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Sweet Wattle Creek

Eir secrets safeSixty years later Sophie Matheson is on a uest to find Belle and her family after discovering the wedding dress The Sweet Wattle Creek Centenary brings challenges when her past catches up and she must fight for all that matters to her Who were Belle and Martha and what links their lives togeth When an old wedding dress mistakenly lands on the steps of the newspaper where she works as a journalist Sophie Matheson is intrigued by both the beauty of it as well as the two names written on the inside of the box With the Centenary celebrations of Sweet Wattle Creek imminent she determines that if she can figure out its provenance and the tale held within its lace velvet and pearls this could prove to be a worthy story to accompany the dress at its displayApproaching Ian the historian and co ordinator of the event together they begin to delve into the past to uncover the secrets that the dress keeps within its folds But Sophie has her own secret one which is fed to the reader piecemeal heightening the mystery surrounding her presence in the small town Being thrust into the limelight however is on

review ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ó Kaye Dobbie

Belle Bartholomew has arrived in rural Sweet Wattle Creek to claim her inheritance – a run down grand hotel formerly owned by Martha Ambrose Determined to solve the mystery of her birth and the reason why she was beueathed the hotel Belle runs into difficulties with the townsfolk and their desire to keep th I m a sucker for dual narrative historical fiction and Australian author Kaye Dobbie has created a wonderful tale of mystery for readers to unravel in Sweet Wattle CreekWith two strong female protagonists Belle in 1930s and Sophie in 1980s both women end up leaving their troubles behind and moving to Sweet Wattle Creek a small town in VictoriaBelle inherits a hotel in town and Sophie works at the local newspaper while both women are trying to understand the past Small town relationships and family secrets abound in this novel and the author offers a solid commentary of post war conditions in rural Australia which include grief and unemploymentThere s a real sense of the city and the country in both narratives and being from Melbourne I thoroughly enjoyed the scenes set in St Kilda I loved the small t

summary Sweet Wattle Creek

The chance discovery of an antiue wedding dress weaves together the fascinating stories of three women from different eras Sophie in hiding from a troubled past; Belle who must lose everything to learn what really matters; and Martha forced to give up those she loves in order to avoid exposureIt’s 1931 and An antiue wedding dress unearthed after decades of being buried ignites the story of Sweet Wattle Creek Written by Kaye Dobbie an Australian author it is a novel that beautifully ties together the lives of three women through one affective dressIn the present day the small town of Sweet Wattle Creek is undergoing preparations for their centenary celebration Sophie is new to the town working as a journalist at the local newspaper She is the one who discovers the stunning antiue wedding dress donated for the centenary celebrations The dress soon gets under Sophie s skin as she tries to find out its origins and ownership Her investigations eventually lead her to Belle a young woman who was once connected to the dress and the town of Sweet Wattle Creek in 1931 Belle is linked to Sweet Wattle Creek thro


About the Author: Kaye Dobbie

Kaye Dobbie lives in an old house in the old gold rush town Bendigo in the state of Victoria Australia She has been writing professionally ever since she won the Big River short story contest at the age of eighteen Her career has undergone many changes including writing Australian historical fiction under the name Lilly Sommers to romance written as Sara BennettSara Mackenzie and published